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Re: i have an issue about dehorning

Amber Waves Pygmy Goats 12cc Syringe
Posted by helene on August 10, 2001 at 15:04:06:

In Reply to: Re: i have an issue about dehorning posted by Vicki McGaugh on August 09, 2001 at 20:03:55:

vicki:

how safe is it infection wise or pain wise for that matter, to band the horns. I was always under the impression that it is very painful for them, and could be dangerous as far as infection. So we have some with horns and some without. I actually prefer them without, as I have been stabbed a few times myself, purely by accident I might add. Our goats w/horns are still 7 months old, so they are not huge yet, but pointy,yes..LOL


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